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Major blaze closes city centre

Wed, 2015-04-15 21:39
An investigation is under way following a major fire which closed the centre of Inverness until the early hours of this morning.

100 tour operators arrive in NI

Wed, 2015-04-15 21:34
More than 100 tour operators from 19 countries arrive in Northern Ireland for a series of face to face sales meetings with over 80 tourism businesses.

Survey shows NI property price boost

Wed, 2015-04-15 21:32
Northern Ireland's housing market out-performed other UK regions in March, according to the latest Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) survey.

Canada to sell uranium to India

Wed, 2015-04-15 21:28
Canada announces it will supply uranium to India, boosting India's plan to increase nuclear capacity to meet growing energy demand.

Under 11s trying e-cigs over tobacco

Wed, 2015-04-15 21:22
Primary school-aged children in Wales are more likely to have smoked e-cigarettes than tobacco, research finds.

NHS finance problem 'being ignored'

Wed, 2015-04-15 21:05
The NHS is facing a "substantial financial problem" in England which politicians are ignoring during the election campaign, the former head of the service says.

Non-passport Syrians granted appeals

Wed, 2015-04-15 20:09
Three asylum seekers who fled Syria but were jailed when they arrived in the UK without passports are told they can appeal against their convictions.

Al-Shabab recruiting in Kenyan towns

Wed, 2015-04-15 20:06
Somalia's Islamist al-Shabab militants are recruiting heavily in north-eastern Kenya, according to evidence gathered by the BBC.

VIDEO: Ex-NFL player guilty of murder

Wed, 2015-04-15 20:04
Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez has been found guilty of the first-degree murder of his friend, Odin Lloyd.

Japan jet scrambles near record high

Wed, 2015-04-15 19:20
Japan says it is scrambling fighters at almost Cold War levels in response to foreign aircraft - mainly Russian and Chinese - approaching its airspace.

Posthumous book by French satirist

Wed, 2015-04-15 18:18
A book by Charb, the editor of French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo who was killed by Muslim militants in January, is being published posthumously.

S Korea marks Sewol ferry disaster

Wed, 2015-04-15 18:16
South Korea is marking the first anniversary of the Sewol ferry disaster, which left more than 300 people - mostly teenagers - dead.

WW1 soldiers' remains to be reburied

Wed, 2015-04-15 17:36
Six British soldiers are to be reburied in Belgium with full military honours more than 100 years after they were killed in action in World War One.

SNP campaigning hard for big breakthrough

Wed, 2015-04-15 17:31
Mark Mardell says what happens in Scotland will be key to the outcome of the 2015 general election.

Where did the word 'manifesto' come from?

Wed, 2015-04-15 17:19
The history of words we use at election time is often rich and sometimes surprising.

What does a billion pounds actually buy the nation?

Wed, 2015-04-15 17:18
What does a billion pounds actually buy the nation?

Students target MPs over fees pledge

Wed, 2015-04-15 16:51
The National Union of Students has launched a "payback time" campaign against MPs who broke their 2010 election promise over tuition fees, including leading Liberal Democrats.

Sleep apnoea 'linked to memory loss'

Wed, 2015-04-15 16:49
People who have difficulty breathing while asleep are more likely to develop memory problems early on, a study in the journal Neurology suggests.

Brazil's ruling party treasurer held

Wed, 2015-04-15 16:47
The treasurer of Brazil's governing Workers Party, Joao Vaccari, is arrested in connection with a massive corruption scandal at oil giant Petrobras.

Primary places revealed amid squeeze

Wed, 2015-04-15 16:45
More than half a million families are discovering which primary schools their children will attend, amid a growing places squeeze in parts of England.